Brutal murder in Grange: man arrested

2008-05-03 00:00

A 32-YEAR-old man was arrested in central Pietermaritzburg yesterday afternoon in connection with the brutal murder of a Grange domestic worker, whose body was found in her employer’s outside toilet after a long search on Wednesday.

The man, who cannot be identified until his appearance in court on Monday, has been charged with the murder of Zakithi Mncwabe (30), of Imbali.

It is alleged that before Mncwabe went missing on Tuesday, she had a fight with her boyfriend. Senior Superintendent Henry Budhram would neither confirm nor deny that the arrested man is the victim’s boyfriend, who is the father of her eight-month-old baby.

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